Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: An Edition Printed in the Ewellic Alphabet (Paperback)
Spring 2010 Kids' Next List
“This illustration-driven edition of the classic tale appeals to booklovers of all ages. The perspective and design provide a satisfying experience for both the reader and the collector.”
— Camille DeBoer, Pooh's Corner, Grand Rapids, MI
Doug Ewell devised the Ewellic alphabet in 1980, as a form of secret writing. A decade later, after Ewell had become a supporter of the Unicode Standard, he worked to improve his alphabet's character repertoire and encoding. Ewellic is a phonemic alphabet, like Shavian, Unifon, and shorthands such as Pitman and Gregg. With fonts specially designed by Michael Everson, this edition of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is written entirely in this unique featural alphabet.
About the Author
Lewis Carroll, born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898) is best known for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, in addition to its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was a mathematician, deacon, and photographer in addition to being a writer.